Petrona Cano Del Valle de Cano

23 October 1896–25 August 1962 (Age 65)
Chiantla, Huehuetenango, Guatemala

The Life of Petrona

When Petrona Cano Del Valle de Cano was born on 23 October 1896, in Chiantla, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, her father, Manuel Cano, was 51 and her mother, Coronada Del Valle, was 36. She died on 25 August 1962, in her hometown, at the age of 65.

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Pedro Cano
Petrona Cano Del Valle de Cano

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Parents and Siblings

    Manuel Cano


    Coronada Del Valle




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World Events (3)


Age 10

The United States company called the United Fruit Company (now Chiquita Brands International) began developing banana plantations in Guatemala.

Age 45

Guatemala declares war on the Axis powers.

Age 48

Jorge Ubico, the dictator, was forced to resign and a social and economic revolution began in Guatemala.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese:1. nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely white hair, from cano ‘white or gray haired’, ‘old’, ‘worthy’ (Latin canus). 2. habitational name from a place in Spain called Caño or Cano in Portugal, both named with a derivative of Latin canna ‘reed’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Petrona Cano de Cano, "Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Registro Civil, 1877-1994"
  • Petrona Cano del Valle, "Guatemala Civil Registration, 1877-2008"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Petrona Cano - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Petrona Cano

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